In an effort to stay engaged with UMaine alumni and to keep them informed on relevant university-related topics, the University of Maine Alumni Association is proud to offer the Alumni Quarantine Webinar Series, a special, bi-weekly webinar program to keep Black Bears up to date on students, current events, university initiatives, and more.
“Journalistic Ethics During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
How well are the news media covering the pandemic? How well are the news media covering media coverage of the pandemic? Dr. Michael J. Socolow, a noted media historian and faculty member of UMaine’s Department of Communication and Journalism, addresses these and other questions posed by participating alumni and friends about media ethics and practices.
“Unusual and Unprecedented: The Final Semester of UMaine’s Class of 2020”
Hear from three members of the UMaine Class of 2020 as they reflect on how the pandemic disrupted their final semester on campus—their abrupt departure from campus in March, the shift to online classes, the loss of a traditional graduation ceremony, and much more.